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The sport coat is a versatile wardrobe staple that comes in various designs. It can be worn in casual settings, yet still elevate an ensemble with its refined tailoring. They are even crafted in different textiles and finishes to suit individual preferences. Whether you prefer a dapper tweed look or a crisp linen aesthetic, there is a jacket for you. As a result, here are a few tips to help you add a sport coat to your daily life.

PAIRING

Brands like Jack Victor have started offering a wide variety of sports coats in their new Spring/Summer collections. You can wear almost anything underneath a sport coat. For a casual day out with friends, wear a t-shirt or a polo to add a pop of colour or visuals. Graphic t-shirts can make a statement, while a polo is an understated piece that can lend a polished aspect to your outfit. Sweaters with zip plackets or a dress shirt are perfect for chilly weather as they add a layered textured to your overall look.

 

A nice pair of jeans or perfectly tailored trousers can go with sport coats. If you prefer an informal aesthetic, choose slim-fit jeans to go with your favourite t-shirt and a solid linen sport coat. This minimalist outfit will ensure you look dapper no matter where you go. For those who are bolder, try a plaid or floral embroidered sport coat. Pair them with a pair of solid tapered pants to make the jacket the focal point or choose a pair with a print to clash it up.

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Accessorize to your heart’s content with pocket squares. Since sport coats are still an elevated piece, adding a pop of colour or pattern is ideal. Choose ones made from silk or linen so that they don’t create bulk in your jacket. They are also handy pieces to help wipe away sweat on a hot day or when the air conditioner malfunctions. However you choose to wear the sport coat, these tips will allow you to experiment in many ways.